#12 – Riaan Geldenhuys – Choosing Your Wedding DJ

Riaan Geldenhuys (@Cape DJs) – Dazzling Wedding DJ – Riaan gives us advice on how choosing your wedding DJ and the wedding entertainment plus different types of wedding tents and the pros and cons of having a tented wedding reception.

Topics discussed

  • How he started his 20-year career in the wedding industry
  • What makes a good Wedding DJ
  • How to choose your Wedding DJ
  • When to book your DJ
  • Why technical issues happen at weddings
  • Tips on the DJ booth placement
  • Is it necessary to have a DJ at the ceremony/pre-drinks?
  • Cordless vs Corded Microphones
  • The advantages of having additional lighting
  • Different types of Wedding Tents
  • Colours available in tents
  • Limitations/requirements on having a tent at your wedding
  • Flooring solutions for outdoor weddings
  • What you need when getting married on a non-venue location – like a family farm
  • Pros and Cons of having a tented wedding reception
  • The funniest moments of his career

Wedding DJ Cape DJ's Riaan Geldenhuys Pink Book Wedding Podcast

Weekly discovery

Fizzeco is the latest offering in Wedding Pre-Drinks. Fizzeco is a Prosecco-like sparkling wine which is served on tap. No more bottles standing around – this comes in an elegant, neat and compact keg holding up to 150 glasses!

Important links:

Next Week’s Episode:  

Yuppiechef (@yuppiechef) – Wedding Registry Rulers. Fiona Hilton is the lady in charge of South Africa’s most extensive Wedding Registry – Yuppiechef. From small beginnings to being the last word in Wedding Gifting, Fiona takes us through everything you need to know about wedding registries.

Guests in upcoming episodes of the Pink Book Wedding Podcast:

If you have any questions on today’s podcast or you want to ask Riaan Geldenhuys a specific question, please leave them in the comments section of the blog and we’ll be glad to help and find some answers, even discussing them in upcoming podcasts.


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